has anyone used the book " word power made handy " by Shalini Verma ??
1. how much relevant is the book for MBA entrance preparations perspective ?
2. Is the author providing a sentence with the meaning of a word ?. I am asking this because learning without the help of contexual usage is very difficult for me .
Plz reply asap
haute couture : expensive, fashionable clothes produced by leading fashion houses.
a la carte : it is a french word, it means order items listed individually on a menu
Example : We ate a la carte.
meaning.. : Pathological fear of motion
“Calvary,” always capitalized, is the hill on which Jesus was crucified. It means “hill of skulls.” Soldiers mounted on horseback are cavalry.
Some people misuse “brainchild,” as in “Steve Jobs is the brainchild behind the iPhone.” A brainchild is not a person, but the child (product) of someone's brain. So the iPhone is the brainchild of Steve Jobs.
A breakup is what happens when two people break up. The one-word form is the result, whereas the two-word form is the action that leads to it.
gad about- A person who wanders restlessly from place to place, or who goes about idly looking for amusement, etc
rant and rave- talk wildly...